ERIC Number: EJ650271
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Making the Most of Instructional Time: Teaching Reading at an Accelerated Rate to Students at Risk.
Fredrick, Laura D.; Keel, Marie C.; Neel, John H.
Journal of Direct Instruction, v2 n1 p57-63 Win 2002
Proposes that students who are performing below their grade level need to learn at an accelerated rate. Details results of using "Reading Mastery," a Direct Instruction program, with first- and second-grade students at risk. Concludes that a significant difference in rate of gain was accomplished through "Reading Mastery" techniques. (PM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Acceleration (Education), Grade 1, Grade 2, High Risk Students, Primary Education, Program Effectiveness, Reading Instruction, Reading Skills
The Association for Direct Instruction, PO Box 10252, Eugene, OR 97440. Web Site: http://www.adihome.org.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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